Published: Feb. 1, 2020

Record-breaking Colorado summer heat, including the hottest temperature ever recorded in the state — 115 degrees on July 20 — didn’t delay winter at CU. Boulder saw more than 26 inches of snow in October and nearly 30 in November, according to the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration. 

Campus snow removal is a major effort: The chancellor’s office, facilities management, parking services, housing and dining, campus building services, athletics and the City of Boulder are all involved, sometimes beginning as early as 2 a.m. Here’s a look at what it takes.

Snow infographic